James Towles (1902 - 1974)

James Towles
1902 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
James Towles was born on August 28, 1902. He died in December 1974 at 72 years old. We know that James Towles had been residing in Carlisle, Nicholas County, Kentucky 40311.
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James Towles passed away in December 1974 at age 72. He was born on August 28, 1902. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Towles had been residing in Carlisle, Nicholas County, Kentucky 40311.
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In 1902, in the year that James Towles was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1945, he was 43 years old when on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1955, when he was 53 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1961, by the time he was 59 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1974, in the year of James Towles's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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around 1912 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1959 - Unknown
around 1963 - Unknown
around 1956 - Unknown
around 1959 - Unknown
around 1956 - Unknown
Sep 20, 1945 - Nov 26, 1993
Aug 20, 1927 - June 1980
Mar 16, 1921 - Oct 3, 2007
Dec 7, 1908 - Jan 29, 1988
Mar 25, 1908 - September 1972
Feb 1, 1888 - May 1977
Oct 14, 1918 - October 1986
Jun 1, 1884 - January 1970
Jul 28, 1915 - Jul 18, 2007
Nov 8, 1908 - August 1978
Apr 29, 1917 - August 1987
Jan 27, 1906 - January 1972

Other Towleses

Oct 23, 1922 - Feb 25, 1989
May 14, 1918 - Jan 31, 1988
Apr 11, 1923 - Sep 15, 1997
May 22, 1913 - Apr 29, 2003
Jan 12, 1906 - November 1987
Nov 9, 1924 - Dec 2, 2002
Feb 3, 1903 - December 1974
Aug 24, 1903 - February 1987
Apr 12, 1916 - May 20, 1989
Sep 11, 1938 - Jul 31, 2009
Nov 8, 1925 - Oct 25, 1992
Mar 16, 1923 - Nov 27, 1998
Nov 4, 1899 - March 1992
Mar 13, 1916 - Aug 31, 2003
Feb 10, 1915 - Sep 7, 2002
May 8, 1917 - July 1970
Nov 25, 1914 - Feb 17, 1998
Mar 23, 1921 - Mar 20, 2011
Sep 7, 1921 - Apr 22, 1992
Sep 14, 1884 - December 1966

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Jul 28, 1920 - November 1977
Apr 27, 1924 - Nov 25, 2009
Aug 19, 1920 - Dec 21, 2004
Dec 3, 1925 - May 1963
Aug 6, 1907 - January 1985
May 25, 1925 - Jan 1, 1995
Apr 17, 1923 - Oct 2, 1998
Jul 5, 1920 - October 1973
Jul 2, 1913 - Oct 15, 1995
Mar 28, 1924 - Oct 22, 1988
Aug 7, 1925 - Nov 10, 1997
Mar 26, 1925 - Nov 15, 2006
Jul 2, 1925 - Sep 17, 1981
Jun 21, 1898 - October 1965
Jan 29, 1923 - Jan 16, 2002
Aug 27, 1924 - Dec 19, 2000
Jun 13, 1924 - Jun 24, 2002
Mar 6, 1916 - Jan 19, 2005
May 31, 1925 - Sep 18, 1988
Jul 19, 1924 - Feb 25, 2009
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